Feb 6, 2016

Bahrain says it is ready to commit ground forces to Syria

Bahrain is ready to commit ground troops to Syria as part of a U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State group, the Persian Gulf island state said on Friday, a day after its larger neighbor and close ally Saudi Arabia announced a similar pledge. Bahraini ...

Saudi officials say kingdom ready to send troops to Syria

Feb 5, 2016

Saudi officials say kingdom ready to send troops to Syria

A Saudi military spokesman said Thursday the kingdom is ready to send ground troops to Syria to fight Islamic State group provided coalition leaders agree during an upcoming meeting in Brussels. Brig. Gen. Ahmed Asiri said Saudi Arabia has taken part in coalition airstrikes ...

Jan 28, 2016

Malaysia's top lawyer rejected advice to charge Najib: source

Malaysia’s anti-graft agency had recommended that Prime Minister Najib Razak be charged with criminal misappropriation, a source said, amid growing outrage after the premier was cleared of any offenses in a multimillion-dollar scandal. The attorney general on Tuesday closed all investigations of Najib, after ...